Agenda and minutes

Remote Video Conference, Full Council
Tuesday, 7th July, 2020 6.00 pm

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Note: In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, this meeting is to be held as a remote video conference facilitated by the ZOOM video conferencing platform. 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Calling to Order of the Meeting

The meeting of the Council will be called to order to receive Her Worship The Mayor and Deputy Mayor.

Minutes:

The meeting of the Council was called to order to receive Her Worship The Mayor and Deputy Mayor.

 

A minute’s silence was observed in memory of the late former Councillor, Mayor and Honorary Alderman of the Borough, David Chappell, who sadly passed away on Tuesday 23 June 2020.

2.

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence from Members to determine the quorum of the meeting in accordance with Rule 7 of Part 4 of the Constitution.

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Councillor D W Loydall.

3.

Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded that any declaration of interest should be made having regard to the Members’ Code of Conduct. In particular, Members must make clear the nature of the interest and whether it is 'pecuniary' or ‘non-pecuniary'.

Minutes:

None.

4.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 239 KB

To read, confirm and sign the minutes of the previous meeting in accordance with Rule 19 of Part 4 of the Constitution.

Minutes:

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The minutes of the previous meeting held on 20 February 2020 be taken as read, confirmed and signed.

5.

Action List Arising from the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 281 KB

To read, confirm and note the Action List arising from the previous meeting.

Minutes:

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The Action List arising from the previous meeting held on 20 February 2020 be noted.

6.

Motions on Notice

To consider any Motions on Notice in accordance with Rule 14 of Part 4 of the Constitution.

Minutes:

None.

7.

Petitions, Deputations and Questions

To receive any Petitions, Deputations and, or, to answer any Questions by Members or the Public in accordance with Rule(s) 11, 12, 13 and 10 of Part 4 of the Constitution and the Petitions Procedure Rules respectively.

Minutes:

None.

8.

Mayor's Announcements

To receive any announcements from the Mayor in accordance with Rule 2 of Part 4 of the Constitution.

8a.

List of Official Mayoral / Deputy Mayoral Engagements

All civic engagements undertaken by the Mayor and Deputy Mayor have been suspended during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Minutes:

By affirmation of the meeting, it was:

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The suspension of all civic engagements undertaken by the Mayor and Deputy Mayor due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic be noted.

9.

Leader's Statement

To receive any statement from the Leader of the Council in accordance with Article 2.9.2(ii) of Part 2 of the Constitution.

Minutes:

The Leader of the Council presented a Statement outlining his recent work, the administration’s plans and an overview of recent decisions taken since the previous meeting of the Council.

 

The Leader requested that his gratitude to the Senior Leadership Team and all of the support staff involved in the Council’s response to the COVID019 pandemic be placed on record.

10.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

The press and public are likely to be excluded from the remainder of the meeting in accordance with Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 (Exempt Information) during consideration of the item(s) below on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information, as defined in the respective paragraph(s) 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act and, in all the circumstances, the public interest in maintaining the exempt item(s) outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

Minutes:

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The press and public be excluded from the remainder of the meeting in accordance with Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 (Exempt Information) during consideration of the item(s) below on the grounds that it involved the likely disclosure of exempt information, as defined in the respective paragraph(s) 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act and, in all the circumstances, the public interest in maintaining the exempt item(s) outweighed the public interest in disclosing the information.

11.

Oadby Swimming Pool Site, Leicester Road, Oadby (Exempt Report)

Report of the Economic Regeneration Manager

Minutes:

The Council gave consideration to the exempt report (as set out on pages 14 - 18 of the agenda reports pack) and received a presentation outlining the available options.

 

It was moved by Councillor D M Carter, seconded by Councillor J Kaufman and

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

Recommendations A and B be approved.

12.

Leisure Service Contractual Obligations (Exempt Report)

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive

Minutes:

The Council gave consideration to the exempt report (as set out on pages 19 - 21 of the agenda reports pack).

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

RESOLVED THAT:

 

The contents of the report be noted.

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